Google Nexus 4 gets update to fix security issues

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Google Nexus 4 gets update to fix security issues
The Google Nexus 4 is getting an OTA software update on Tuesday. This is a lightweight maintenance update that weighs in at a puny 1.8MB and is listed as software version JWR66Y. The information comes from T-Mobile's website which shows that the update is all about security. If you've rooted your handset, you will not be receiving the update and despite its small size, T-Mobile suggests you have 50% battery life on your phone when you download and install it.

The previous update, JWR66V, brought Android 4.3 to the phone. If your Google Nexus 4 is not running yet on the latest Android OS build, you are one update behind.

There is some speculation that the other Nexus devices and the Google Play editions will also be receiving the very same security fix. And sure, no one gets to play around with new features after an update like this. A maintenance update is boring. But perhaps you'll sleep better knowing that your Nexus 4 is better protected against the evil that permeates the world today.


source: T-Mobile via AndroidCentral

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